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Nov 18, 2012 9:00pm EST
the future of news. now british prime minister david cameron speaks at the they quit in london about economic and foreign policy. this will be -- speaks at the banquet about economic and foreign policy. this is about 40 minutes. >> the queen. ["god save the queen" plays] ♪ >> prince philip, duke of edinburgh, the duchess of cornwall, and the other members of the royal family. ♪ ["god save the queen" plays] ♪ >> the lord mayor. [applause] >> my late lord mayor, your grace, lord chief lawyer, prime minister, your excellencies, lord, older men, sheriff, cheap, and are, ladies and gentlemen, welcome. welcome from clear and deep. -- from claire and me. in a special welcome to you, prime minister, for this your third lord mayor's banquet. one of the privileges of this role is the frequent opportunity to say thank you. so prime minister, thank you from the city for your sterling were, commercial diplomacy promoting british influence, british business, and british ex woods around the world. success abroad. [applause] success abroad means jobs and growth at home. the late lord mayor also deserve
Nov 19, 2012 12:00am EST
, and celebration of sports in london 2012. at this banquet of months ago you said it is may be the lord mayor show, but not about me. i was just one person making its own contribution alongside the many thousands in the show. that generosity and modesty has defined your service. you and liz of been endlessly generous and time to all the issue reached. you have represented the city with dignity, not only a dazzling ceremonial, but a thoughtful, rational, and calm advocate for financial-services in the debate about the city's role in the economy. above all your term has been a happy one. you have shared that happened as with others. everyone in the cold tonight and thousands beyond are grateful to you both. thank you. -- everyone in guildhall and thousands beyond are grateful to you both. [applause] david has especially shown the light of the high quality of services the u.k. provides and excellence. one did 2012 and inspirational effort and achievement of the world's athletes have helped us agree learned the value of excellence and take pride in it. as you recently said, prime minister, we must be
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
c-span2. >> not to london for prime minister question time live from the british house of commons. every wednesday when parliament is in session the prime minister david cameron takes questions from members of the house of commons. prior to question time the house is wrapping up other business. this is live coverage on c-span2. >> coverage should be based and seconded should be based on local authority rather than on national league? >> the scottish government having been given a one hundred million by the u.k. government rollout drawbacks should get on with it in this constituency and elsewhere. >> questions for the prime minister first from hunt. >> thank you, mr. speaker. before listing my engagements the house will wish to join me in sending our sympathies and condolences to the family of captain walter berry of first battalion at the royal richmond of scotland. he was described as a fantastic, engaging and professional soldier. he will be truly missed by all who knew him. our nation must never forget his service and sacrifice. this morning i had meetings with many and in addi
Nov 5, 2012 3:30am PST
i was going to london, i loved that. the inspiration, through the air, to everything. at the same time, i was fascinated. because i was not part of that. but as a voyeur that i am, i wanted to see them. i'm fascinated. i love them. i love the work of westwood. so i love their work because they did something, but they saw something that was happening, rebellion tight, and that mix of conservative with the art still. i love that, so it has influenced me. for example, in london, i saw a black trench coat, and in the front, you say black is not for children. black is bad, and everything like that that is ridiculous, so i told them. i must say that one for me was a learning experience. i love it. >> london has changed, as every city has. you certainly will not have any of those bankers wearing bowler hats and numberless. more to the point, london out is tremendously diverse. paris is becoming in admitting that it is more a diversity, and there's a little line for me quite hidden away the says i'm very much a parisian or i'm interested in parisian women, but not quite sure that i ever m
Nov 26, 2012 12:00am EST
london is not going to come back? >> my friend makes a very attractive bid for the statement and the chancellor is not here but i'm sure other treasury colleagues have been listening closely. >> the prime minister claims universal credit will bring about the most fundamental and radical changes. given the government's propensity for this can he guarantee that the universal credit will be interested in april 24th and not delayed? >> universal credit is a good reform and it was welcomed across the house because it will put in place proper work incentives for people at all levels of income and also highly progressive in channeling money to those who needed the most. the universal credit is on time and on budget and we are going to be having not pilot speech starting shortly. >> robert butler. >> the person responsible for the murder of becky edward whose mother is one of my constituents of not been brought to justice because incriminating evidence was excluded as part of the court process. my right hon. friends join our cause for a review of code c of the police and criminal exe
Nov 10, 2012 12:30pm PST
a restaurant. we're a london base company and have a small dj station and have dj's from 7:00 p.m. until one in the morning for our guests only. >> okay. any questions from the commission? >> you're saying on the application the program is programmed from london or prerecorded? how does it work? >> we have prerecorded lunch for music and until the live dj arrives and that is phased out and the dj will play live for five or six hours and then we will turn that back on again. >> okay. >> is there a dance floor there? >> we could but only for special occasions and new years eve and bars and dining rooms and not room for a dance floor. i think the other exception would be a buy out for the entire space. we would make space for it. >> right. >> i think this is your multi-million dollar question. >> yeah, my barber -- don't laugh but i have a barber and she told me about this restaurant coming from london and she said -- is this chinese. >> chinese. >> she said it's the most expensive chinese strawrnd -- would it be the world? >> yes. it probably would be considered that but one other claim to
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
that to happen, this nation is at a dead end. >> here in london, these of the headlines. a day of mass crop -- protests across europe, demonstrators say that enough is enough. a long, dark shadow across northern australia. a solar eclipse, witnessed by tens of thousands of people. >> it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 8:00 in the evening in beijing, where the communist party has almost completed the process of handing power over to the next generation of leaders. 2000 party delegates have been meeting for the last week, most of the time behind closed doors. the party congress has now concluded in the coming out of their new leadership lineup. >> as they stepped aside today, the outgoing chinese communist leaders congratulated themselves. under their watch, china has risen so fast that this century is often called china's century. an authoritarian model of the future. many in china, however, were not so confident. the new leadership, rubber stamp, will be unveiled to the world tomorrow with a question, can it continue to keep china's 1.3 billion people excluded from power? ther
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
on tuesday. so, they're riding into a london shopping center. >>> you might not see a connection between heart disease and your eyelids or your earlobes, but they may reveal if you are at risk of heart disease. we'll look at the new research on that. how does that happen? coming up next on "cbs this morning." next coming up on cbs "this morning." chili's $6 lunch break combos. a big lunch doesn't mean a big price. start with a savory soup or a fresh salad. then choose a texas toast half sandwich, like our classic turkey, served with fries, all for just 6 bucks at chili's. oh no, not a migraine now. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. you won't run into deals this big just anywhere. roll into the sears veteran's day appliance event. get up to 50% off appliance super buys. this is savings out of this world. this is sears. >>> in today's health >>> in today's health watch, facing heart di
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
. they are riding in to a london shopping center, three people went inside a jewelry store with axes and bats. they smashed the displace. grabbed the jewelries and watches. went out the same way they came in. still on the loose tonight. it's not a good thing when somebody comes on a motorcycle with an axe. that's a clue something bad >> you might not see a connection between heart disease and your eyelids or your ear lo lobes, but they may reveal if you're at risk at heart disease. we'll look at the research next, coming up on cbs "this morning." a big lunch doesn't mean a big price. start with a savory soup or a fresh salad. then choose a texas toast half sandwich, like our classic turkey, served with fries, all for just 6 bucks at chili's. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. you won't run into deals this big just anywhere. roll into the sears
Nov 18, 2012 9:30pm EST
opportunity, we must go for it. look at the way we of got behind tech city right here in london. two years ago there were around 200 digital companies. today there are 1200. with major tech companies like amazon and facebook setting up developer centers, this is now becoming the fastest-growing technology cluster anywhere in the world. we will be publishing new strategies for aerospace and ameritech, alongside it clear, offshore renewable and more to come. this strategic government action is vital if britain is to win in the global race. a modern industrial strategy will only true the work if it addresses a number of vital issues. first, pursuing a modern industrial strategy does not mean of being anti-finance. tell me this, which sector, which single sector of the economy contributed and eighth of all government revenue, even during the recession? which sector has a significant trade surplus, in which the actor underpins jobs for 2 million people with more than two-thirds outside london? of course, it is our financial- services. yes, some utterly terrible mistakes were made, and they need to
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
and a big rescue mission after the storm. >>> back now with a still developing story out of london tonight. what began with a child sex abuse scandal involving a well known tv personality spiralled into false allegations that wrongly implicated a british politician. and tonight, it's all led to a major shake-up at the top of britain's state-run broadcaster, the bbc. michelle kosinski is covering it for us tonight in london. good evening. >> reporter: this has been brewing here for weeks. first a bbc investigation on one of its own legendary tv stars was cancelled. then last night an apology for another bbc report about alleged sex abuse. now late tonight its director general resigned. the head of the british broadcasting corporation ended a two decade long career there like this. >> the honorable thing to do is step down from the post of director general. >> reporter: earlier today he was grilled by his company's own journalists. >> people have to answer for what they did. >> reporter: this started last month when there was an investigations about dozens, now possibly hundreds of sex abuse
Nov 17, 2012 11:00pm PST
as the snow level drops to 5500 feet. >>> thank goodness. >>> and coming at 11:00, they went to london and made the bay area proud. we'll show you how standout athletes were honored tonight. >>> and just ahead, what is the president doing? the story behind this photo. >>> also, our own jessica guerre kicking off the >>> explosions in gaza city tonight as the air assaults continue between israel and palestinian militants in gaza. and here is a live look at gaza city at this hour. the assaults have been pretty consistent since wednesday, it is 9:00 in the morning there. militants launched the rockets into israel saturday. two aimed at tel aviv. in return, israel carried out about 300 air strikes in the gaza strip. one hit the prime minister's headquarters, while another hit a police compound. officials say 43 palestinians and 3 israelis have been killed this week. >>> and the fiscal cliff could raise taxes on the majority of americans and cut spending on january one. president obama and leaders met today to come up with a solution. both sides say they're willing to compromise at this poi
Nov 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
of attention for their 50th anniversary concert in london last night. they now begin their tour. however, they are not the only prominent brits in the news. prince charles at age 64 has waited longer than any heir to the throne in british history. and in comments he made last weekend, he is just now showing some impatience. our report from london and nbc's keir simmons. >> reporter: at an age when many retire, prince charles has not even started the job he was born to do. he has grown up in public. seen his oldest son marry, and watched his mother celebrate 60 years on the throne. he has played the waiting game to perfection, which is why the latest comments got so much attention. >> impatient, me? what a thing to suggest. i'll run out of time soon, if we're not careful. >> reporter: he was talking about a project to restore a stately home. but his words made headlines, regarding the wait to be king. over the years he has become more relaxed on being the prince of wales. speaking out on issues he cares about, like global warming. >> we'll soon suffer grim consequences. >> reporter: but h
Nov 6, 2012 4:00am PST
you might think. nbc's michelle kosinski is in london with more on that. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: absolutely, lynn. this has been the big story outside the u.s. today. we've seen coverage all over the television with foreign correspondence stations not just in washington and florida, but all over the u.s. extensive coverage in newspapers, websites. virtually every foreign news organization has on its website a prominent section devoted to the u.s. election. that's tough to imagine in the u.s., that we would pay that kind of attention to another country's political contest. in fact, "the times" in london said their u.s. election section is now their most clicked aside from their home page and the views of it have gone up about 500% since august. part of the reason for all of this global attention is that so many people in so many other countries are looking for a catalyst for change in their own nations coming from a strong decision in the u.s. tonight there will be watch parties all over the world lasting all night long. lynn? >> all right, michelle kosinski for us i
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm PST
a rare show in london. a look at the few songs. crisp night. leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> i'm mike shumann, 49ers rode the arms and legs colin kapernick. kapernick. monday night debut ♪♪ you can help othersnk along the way. ♪ ♪ a portion of every bottle that they sell goes to fight ♪ ♪ breast cancer and i think that's swell. ♪ ♪ the more you take, the more they'll pay, ♪ ♪ so make them write a big check today. ♪ ♪ and if you're feeling a little slow, ♪ ♪ then 5-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ so buy a bottle of pink lemonade and ♪ ♪ you can help fight breast cancer today. ♪ >> ama: nasa wants to their search for life under ground on mars. curiosity rover can't go under ground. nasa would need a smaller vehicle to repel down lava tubes. it's possible one of the lava tubes could hold water or organisms that can survive on the surface. curiosity has made a discovery above ground which is one for the record books. they will introduce the discovery in san francisco in two weeks. >> rolling stones celebrated their 50th anniversary with
Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
security to get his hands on the keys to the tower of london? on publice to our viewers television and around the globe. the conflict in syria has widened with israel saying it will respond with severity if any more mortars landed in the heights. this has happened twice and wise israel has responded. today with direct hits on syrian units. the violence comes at the same time as the arab league has recognized the newly formed syrian opposition bloc as legitimate. on the ground, aircraft co. continued their bombardment. >> the war is brought perilously close to the turkish border. one of the bombs brought by syrian air force jets exploded barely 10 meters from the frontier, shattering windows and the turkish side. activists had several people were killed in the bombing. government forces try to recapture the town that fell to the rebels last week. the hostilities that more refugees streaming across the border. turkish ambulances were standing by to cope. with 120,000 refugees in camps in turkey, acura is concerned about the spill over. the head of neda said the organization stands re
Nov 13, 2012 7:30am EST
fin recovery in the mediterranean and the atlantic ocean. in london last month, an exhibition featuring photos of celebrities posing with fish raised awareness of the issue. one of the show's organizers is nicholas rowe, he runs a uk sush shy restaurant. he's philosophy to serve only fish properly managed. he also holds workshops for children. the classes are one way of teefing respect for marine resources. >> okay. if everybody always eades cod, the numbers of cod in the sea are going to go down and down and down. >> and they're going to go extinct. >> that's right. well done. >> reporter: he is concerned that tuna may suffer from overfishing again if the meeting in morocco approves the decree. >> i think the fishing stocks of blue fin should be given time to rehabilitated. >> reporter: some members countries at the conference are, in fact, pushing for increased limits despite concern from the public. >> the quota amounts have been decreased. it's almost shrinked to a very small amount and fishermen are struggling with it and suffering because of it. >> if it is true what the
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
months for sun's marathon. he spent thousands on preparations, hotels and flying in from london. >> at first your reaction is a bit of a disappointment. but, you get over it when you see everything that's going on. >> we have to have a city going forward. >> reporter: initially new york mayor michael bloomberg said the city would hold the race as planned but following sandy many were outraged resources and attention would go a race rather than relief. the "new york post" fuelled the outcry. friday afternoon bloomberg back tracked. >> we just don't need the distraction. >> reporter: cancelling two days before the marathon created its own stir. mary is a sports reporter for the "new york times." >> the decision could have made earlier. hindsight is 20/20. i think the anger on friday was a lot greater than what people expected. >> reporter: michael reed and his running partner sherri harpez took it in stride. they clocked 10 miles with relief supplies on their backs and this was the finish line. >> quite overwhelming. >> it's sad but nice to see humanity come through in times like
Nov 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
villamizar reports from london. >> reporter: the news spread instantly across the globe. the u.s. president barack obama won another four years in office. the victory gave world markets a temporary boost. >> ladies and gentlemen -- the mood of confidence this morning really all around the world. >> reporter: russia welcomed the news. china's leaders say they're optimistic a second obama term will give both a time to improve their relationship. israel's prime minister says he will continue to work with president obama to protect the citizens. british prime minister david cameron was in the middle east when the results came in. he vowed to work with president obama to end the syrian conflict and bring stability to the region. >> one of the first things is how we much do more to solve the crisis. >> reporter: the results dominated presses. president obama has huge support in europe. one poll shows that if europeans could vote, nine out of ten would choose obama. >> i'm very pleased. i wanted obama to win and i'm glad he got back again. >> i was surprised actually. i thought romney might win. >
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Nov 14, 2012 11:56am EST
over to london as you can see losing ground more than 1% loss in the london market. speaking of london, millions take to the street. the biggest protest yet, against the cutbacks of government-funded salaries and pension benefits. in london with the latest developments on all of this. >> so far london is quiet, although there are some that have been scheduled to happen in the latter part of the day. basically they're simply saying enough is enough. they feel the budget cuts are doing nothing from stymied growth. one processor so you have to leave something for the grandchildren but at this point there really is nothing. despite all the cuts, the economy will shrink 1.5% this year, predicted the airline just cut 4500 jobs in one of the major papers laying off a quarter of its staff. the government has stepped in to stop the evictions of people who can't pay mortgages after two people kill themselves when they learned they would be forced out of their homes. in italy where there were demonstrations up and down the country, some got very violent. students protesting cuts to education. the
Nov 26, 2012 1:15am EST
and those and their leaders made offers to both london and washington to offer financial incentives for the british and americans to stay. they were afraid of the giant neighbor to the north north, i ran that since world war ii had been attempting to reassert the influence that they had enjoyed in previous centuries and fearful of their own neighbors. many arab states harbored border disputes some claim the territory some claiming the island's in between. so what was the year but was to come in the absence of the hegemonic british presence of those those are most often erred in private and nonpublic. >>host: when the u.s. stepped up what was our success, failures? >>guest: with regard to the gulf 1971 when britain sale the way to set the country's three, for the first time in 150 years their voices no major western superpower to help quelled the disorder the brought the british to the region. america was not interested two-step then for the same security commitments and they were happy to allow the iranians to maintain some semblance even if it was not the exact interest of the unit
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Nov 25, 2012 2:30am EST
in the world. but it does put job creators off who could do. london we are knd half of large properties are bought by foreigners and it adds 25 billion to the london economy. and that can b shift tod places in the uk that are not fortunate. it would help the american necessary my view. >> i can understand why spain did no one is buying homes and we have high unemployment in the u.s.. >> i agree with johnathon and you tend to agree with smart people i am not sure what tracey has against drug lords. >> i am an immigrant. >> this country was built on immigration. it should not be doubled but multiplied by 100. >> and that's what i am doing. tracey, i grateagree with what you are saying. if we are relying on foreigners to tanglewood resort properties incorporation up our housing market, we are in a basket here. we need jobs and an economy that is booming and housing market takes care of itself. bringing in foreigners that are rich and that is a separate issue. >> that would bring monep in the united states and those foreigners would create jobs here? >> yeah, yeah, yeah. but john is right.
Nov 23, 2012 1:15am EST
was in london, he had what he called was a devoted friendship with king george next, and he entertained the teenage princess at his london apartment where he served her prime ribs of beef according to instructions, nice and rare. in 1957, she was given a short trip by her biographers. according to a horrible research and in an interview, rick buchanan, who was the protocol, was with the royal couple throughout their six days in the united states. which began in jamestown and williamsburg and ended in new york city and included an impromptu visit to a supermarket in suburban maryland. ruth gave me an impromptu and valuable personal perspective on her conduct its queen and her relationship with her husband, prince philip. one of my favorite descriptions was of a moment on the president's airplane when philip was immersed in the sports section of the newspaper and ignoring his wife's questions on the postcards to their children. when she pressed him, he got flustered. it was so interesting what was happening when her husband wasn't paying attention to her, he said. he also noticed that eli
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
will talk about teen cancer programs. a little later, david cameron will give an address in london. you can see that starting at 3:30 eastern. for aback in washington b speech by bono. live coverage of that begins at 6:00 p.m. eastern. >> c-span request students to send a short message to the president, letting him know what is the most important issue he should consider in 2013. the competition is open to students grades 6 through 12, and that deadline is january 18, 2013. live to the national press club for roger altria and pete townshend upper thof the who. until then, your phone calls from "washington journal." host: another story from "the washington post" this morning. the headline, "probe of the petraeus investigation." we want to take you to one of those lawmakers now, congressman peter king, he was on "state of the union" this week, expressing concerns over when the fbi, the white house, and members of congress knew about the investigation. [video clip] >> i have questions about the whole matter. how to the fbi have been investigating it for this long? and if the general was involv
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
abbey road in london, be careful which train you get on. you can end up on the wrong street or wrong side of town. yikes. we'll take to you the famous abbey road and the one where you don't want to be ahead on cbs "this morning." your local news is coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, to cleaning up a muddy messn >>> good morning. 8:25 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. crews continued cleaning up the muddy mess down at daly city. the mud covered a main street trapping a number of people because the cars got stuck. the water came from a pipe that broke on a hill above the neighborhood yesterday. no homes were damaged. but they are cleaning up again today. >>> we're expecting to hear some new details today about jobs and the new waterfront arena for the golden state warriors. the new agreement between the team and the city of san francisco includes guaranteeing jobs for residents and veterans, as well. >>> and she's in. san francisco congresswoman nancy pelosi announced today that she will stay on as the house minority leader. there
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
the beatles, and you want to visit abbey road in london, be careful which train you get on. you can end up on the wrong street or wrong side of town. yikes. we'll take to you the famous abbey road and the one where you don't want to be ahead on cbs "this morning." your local news is coming up next. [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller. [ sally umlaut ] it's greek-style yogurt. thick, scrumptious, and more protein than those regular yogurts. are those almonds i see in the corner thingy? caramelized almonds i think you'll find. well, who wants ordinary run-of-the-mill almonds when you could have the caramelized kind? if i was this girl, i'd caramelize my whole apartment. weird. this greek style yogurt has style. you can say that again. why thank you. this greek style yogurt has style. okay. stop saying it now. you're sending me mixed messages. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. you're sending me mixed messages. >>> does the super p.a.c. hurt republicans more than i want helped them. >> i had one billionaire, a person deeply passionate. >> great friend? >> billionaires a
Nov 25, 2012 1:15pm EST
emirates and their leaders in diplomatic gatherings, small intimate gatherings, made offers to both london and washington to offer financial incentives for the british or the americans to stay. what were they afraid of? well, they were afraid of their giant neighbor the north, iran, that since world war ii had really -- really since most of the 20th century had been attempting to reexert the influence in the region that they had enjoyed in previous centuries. and they were also fearful -- the arabs were -- of some of their own neighbors. many of the arab states harbored border disputes with their neighbors. some claiming the territory of the others, some claiming the islands in between the different countries. so, there was fear of what was to come in the absence of the british presence. although those concerns were most often aired in private and not in public. >> host: so, when the u.s. stepped up its involvement in the middle east, what were in your view, our successes, what were our failures? >> guest: well, again, with regard to the gulf in 1971, when britain sailed away for the last
Nov 25, 2012 10:00pm PST
's not over until the skinny guy sings. the rolling stones at a new milestone in london. >>> it's been a great travel day. it's our long holiday weekend, that will now come to a close. but we have big changes, rain and a lot of it. your very wet seven-day forecast is coming right up. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. weekend. like driving for holiday get togethers, or getting to the mall to shop. but in florida, people linep for another bargain. this is outside >>> getting to the mall to shop, but in florida, people, they lined up for another bargain. this is outside the discounted bakery in orlando. and inside the twinkies and all things hostess at reduced prices. but don't look for the stuff on ebay. >> the personal consumption. >> you're going to get it to stand in plain -- to stand in line and do t
Nov 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
on the vote and the fallout beginning in london. >> when the vote was read out, it was a stunning defeat for the government. the opposition labor party is rubbing its hands in glee. 53 of david cameron is -- cameron's own party refused to toe the line, pushing through the amendment. kamen wants to freeze the eu budget over the next seven years, but these skeptics say a freeze does not go far enough. they want to see cuts in real terms. opposition labour is supporting the call. while wednesday's parliamentary vote to cut your spending is not binding, it is a significant challenge to david cameron's authority and puts him in a difficult position. the eu commission is proposing a 5% increase in the budget, a move supported by many eu member states. britain's deputy prime minister, and it clegg, a member of the democrats, is skeptical this government can single-handedly turn the tide of the use sentiment -- nick clegg is skeptical this government can single-handedly turn the tide of you sentiment. >> it is wishful thinking to suggest we could effectively give ourselves a free pass to undercu
Nov 7, 2012 2:30pm PST
straight to brussels from a meeting in london -- she flew straight from brussels to a meeting in london with prime minister david cameron, who has threatened to veto the eu's medium term budget. >> let's go to simon for more analysis. how significant is it? is chancellor merkel aiming to rework the you? >> to a point, i think this was a major speech with the chancellor calling for an ambitious road map to renew your's economic and monetary union over the next two or three years. as you said, she called on leaders to agree to a concrete timetable for doing this. she is calling for more coordination between european governments on economic policy, also saying that governments should make commitments -- specifically binding commitments -- to the european commission, including on sensitive areas such as taxation and employment policies. she is also talking about a different relationship between the various european institutions. that could involve changes to the european treaties, so a big push for more europe from the chancellor in brussels. >> we know merkel is getting set to meet up with
Nov 13, 2012 2:30pm PST
major tennis tournament of the year came to an end last night at the world tour finals in london. >> ending the year as it began, at the top of the world rankings. he lost the top spot in july but reclaim it just last week. >> in last night's final, he got his revenge. >> the two best players in the world played out a thrilling contest. the swiss masters started in top form, winning the first nine points -- but he did not give up. he fought back and took the lead. the high-quality tennis continued. but the serb eventually triumphed, 8-6. in the second set, federer again stormed into the lead. once more, his opponent should his resilience, winning three games in a row. he took his first match point to finish the contest and confirm his second world title. >> it has been the best possible way to finish another remarkable season that i am very proud of. i want to thank my team for being with me on a daily basis. >> last week, he regained his world no. 1 ranking with victory in london. the 25-year-old underlined his status as the world's best player. >> floods in italy have claimed t
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
world's michihiko suzuki reports. >> where are you from? >> america. california. >> the uk. london. >> i'm from canada. >> these volunteers have come from all over the world. they want to help tohoku. this ngo is making it possible. the group is called it's not just mud. today they are digging dirt. they have been asked by local people to make a memorial flower bed. the group is founded by jamie albanana. who was working as an english teacher in osaka and he quit his job and moved to ishinomaki. about 3,000 people in the city died there in the disaster. >> when i wanted to come, i couldn't find the information. for foreigners. i was with a lot of foreigners and none of them could speak japanese at all. so i was always translating for them, and speak to the homeowners or something, what do you want. i realized this is something i can do to kind of help foreigners. >> albana arrived soon after the disaster, but he found it hard to get information about what he could do to help the survivors. local governments were unprepared for volunteers who weren't japanese. he began talking directly wi
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